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Ergonomics for the Kitchen

Are you getting frustrated while cooking in your kitchen? Do you stumble over things or do things seem to take forever? Here we will discuss how to apply ergonomic principles to make you more productive and efficient no matter the size or shape of your kitchen.
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Basic Kitchen Layouts
Finding a kitchen layout that is ergonomic and fits your lifestyle can be difficult. But it is well worth the effort. Because if the kitchen layout does not support the way you work you will be fighting it everyday for years to come. Here are the basic kitchen layouts.

Basic Kitchen Dimensions
Once your kitchen layout is done you've got to make sure everything is within reach and at the right height

What is the Optimal Kitchen Upper Cabinet Height?
Redoing your kitchen? Find out what the best height for the best height for your upper cabinets in the kitchen are.

The Kitchen Utensil Holder
Improve your kitchen organization with efficient use of a utensil canister.

The U-Shaped Kitchen Layout
The U-shaped kitchen layout is an efficient layout for a kitchen space. The details of the U-shaped kitchen layout are...

The L-Shaped Kitchen Layout Design Elements and Measurements
All the measurements and details you need to design an efficient L-shaped style kitchen.

The L-Shaped Kitchen Layout
The L-shaped kitchen layout is an efficient layout for a kitchen space. The details of the L-shaped kitchen layout are...

The Galley or Corridor Kitchen Layout Variations
Some common variations on the galley/corridor kitchen layout.

The Galley or Corridor Kitchen Layout Design Elements and Measurements
All the measurements and details you need to design an efficient galley or corridor style kitchen.

The Galley or Corridor Kitchen Layout
The Galley or Corridor kitchen layout is an efficient layout for a small kitchen space. The details of the galley/corridor kitchen layout are...

What is the Optimal Kitchen Counter Top Height?
Redoing your kitchen? Find out what the best height for your kitchen counter top is.

What is the Optimal Bar Top Height?
Find out what the best height for your bar top is.

What Are the Optimal Toe Kick Dimensions?
The best dimensions to use for a base cabinet toe kick.

What is a Toe Kick For?
Explaining the importance of a toe kick in a base cabinet.

What Is the Kitchen Work Triangle?
A well laid out and efficient kitchen centers around a good work triangle. Understanding the basics of how to construct one is the first step.

Silpat Silicone Baking Sheet Liner Review
A review of the Silpat non-stick silicone baking sheet liner.

The Peninsula-Shaped Kitchen Layout
The Peninsula-shaped kitchen layout is an efficient layout for a kitchen space. The details of the Peninsula-shaped kitchen layout are...

Kitchen Space Planning Guidelines
Detailed space planning guidelines for your kitchen from the National Kitchen and Bath Association.

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